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Auto driver dead, pedestrian hurt in accident

Auto driver dead, pedestrian hurt in accident

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, Dec 20, 2015: According to the Padubidri police, an autorickshaw driver was killed and a pedestrian was injured when an autorickshaw overturned at Tenka Yermal village coming under Padubidri police station limits on Dec 19, Saturday.


Tenka yermal accident

 Sharan Bangera (30) was driving his autorickshaw with a passenger from Kaup to Padubidri on National Highway 66 around 9 a.m. He applied the brakes suddenly when he saw a pedestrian trying to cross the highway at Tenka Yermal village. This led to the autorickshaw hitting Raju, the pedestrian, and then overturning and landing by the side of the road.

A severely injured Bangera died on the way to the hospital, while  Raju, who suffered a fracture to his leg had been admitted to a private hospital in Udupi. A case had been registered at the Padubidri police station and investigations were on, the police said.

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